Dr. Dana Tasson leads the Center for Student Health and Counseling at Portland State University. As Executive Director, he provides vision for each of the units in SHAC including: Health Services, Counseling Services, Dental Services, Testing Services, Health Promotion, and SHAC Administration. He also works in partnership with Campus Recreation on the Healthy Campus Initiative and serves on the Senior Student Affairs Leadership Team.
Dr. Tasson previously served as the clinical director of Counseling Services. Prior to that appointment he served as a Staff Psychiatrist at PSU starting in 1997. Before coming to PSU, he held positions in student health services at Reed College and Oregon Health and Science University. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at OHSU. Dr. Tasson is active in the American College Health Association, American Psychiatric Association, and Oregon Psychiatric Association.